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Captain Beefheart CD Albums

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
Trout Mask Replica


Tracks: Frownland . The Dust Blows Forward 'N The Dust Blows Back . Dachau Blues . Ella Guru . Hair: Pie Bake 1 . Moonlight On Vermont . Pachuco Cadaver . Bills Corpse . Sweet Sweet Bulbs . Neon Meate Dream Of A Octafish . China Pig . My Human Gets Me Blues . Dali's Car . Hair Pie:Bake 2 . Pena . Well . When Big Joan Sets Up . Fallin' Ditch . Sugar 'N Spikes . Ant Man Bee . Orange Claw Hammer . Wild Life . She's Too Much For My Mirror . Hobo Chang Ba . The Blimp . Steal Softly Thru Snow . Old Fart At Play . Veteran's Day Poppy

Musicians: Captain Beefheart - Bass Clarinet, Tenor Sax, Soprano Sax, Vocal . Zoot Horn Rollo - Glass Finger Guitar, Flute . Antennae Jimmy Semens - Steel-Appendage Guitar . The Mascara Snake - Bass Clarinet & Vocal . Rockette Morton - Bass & Narration . Drumbo - Drums.

Now out of stock and unavailable

 

The remastered version!
The complete album packaged almost identically to the Warners version. Remastered by Bob Ludwig from ZFT Vault protection copies (except for Frownland and Hair Pie Bake 2 which are from the damaged Warners master tapes).
Apart from these two tracks, the sound quality is much improved compared to the Warners CD, with much greater clarity and dynamic range.


CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
Bat Chain Puller


Tracks: 1. Bat Chain Puller 2. Seam Crooked Sam 3. Harry Irene 4. 81 Poop Hatch 5. Flavor Bud Living 6.Brick Bats 7. Floppy Boot Stomp 8. Chariot (Ah Carrot Is As Close As Ah Rabbit Gets To Ah Diamond) 9. Owed T'Alex 10. Odd Jobs 11. Human Totem Pole (The 1000th And 10th Day Of The Human Totem Pole) 12. Apes - Ma
Bonus Tracks: 1. Bat Chain Puller (Alternate Mix) 2. Candle Mambo 3. Hobo-Ism

Musicians: Don Van Vliet - Vocals, Saxophone. Denny Walley - Guitar, Slide Guitar. Moris Tepper - Guitar, Slide Guitar. John Thomas - Keyboards. John French - Drums, Percussion, Guitar.

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Directly from the Vault comes the Original & Definitive Issue of Bat Chain Puller. Approximately 1 hour of music - all the original tracks plus 16 minutes of bonus material. With liner notes by Music Director John French aka "Drumbo" and Denny "Feelers Rebo" Walley.


CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
Sun Zoom Spark: 1970 to 1972


Tracks:
Disc 4 (Out-takes): Alice In Blunderland (alternate version) . Harry Irene . I Can't Do This Unless I Can Do This/Seam Crooked Sam . Pompadour Swamp/Suction Prints . The Witch Doctor Life (Instrumental take) . Two Rips In A Haystack/Kiss Me My Love . Best Batch Yet (Track - version 1) . Your Love Brought Me To Life (Instrumental) . Dirty Blue Gene (Alternate Version 1) . Nowadays A Woman's Gotta Hit A Man (Early Mix) . Kiss Where I Kain't . Circumstances (Alternate Version 2) . Little Scratch . Dirty Blue Gene (Alternate Version 3).


UK £30.00 . . Europe £33.30 . . Rest £30.75

A presentation box-set reissue of Lick My Decals Off Baby, The Spotlight Kid and Clear Spot in newly remastered versions. Also included is a fourth CD of out-takes from the recording sessions for Spotlight Kid and Clear Spot. Booklet essay by Rip Rense.


CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
Safe As Milk (Mono)


Tracks: 1. Sure 'Nuff 'N Yes I Do 2. Zig Zag Wanderer 3. Call On Me 4. Dropout Boogie 5. I'm Glad 6. Electricity 7. Yellow Brick Road 8. Abba Zaba 9. Plastic Factory 10. Where There's Woman 11. Grown So Ugly 12. Autumn's Child

Reissued by Sundazed Music, this has been restored from Richard Perry's original mono mix. Liner notes by David Fricke.

Also on vinyl here


UK: £17.00       Europe: £20.00      Rest: £17.95


CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
Live 1966-67

Tracks:
(The Avalon Ballroom 1966) Down In The Bottom . Don't Start Me To Talkin' . The Sun Is Shining . Tupelo . Somebody In My Home . Old Folks Boogie . St James Infirmary . Evil (Is Going On) . Harp Instrumental
(Radio Station 1967) Somebody In My Home . Sure'Nuff'n' Yes I Do . Call On Me . Yellow Brick Road . Plastic Factory . Sure'Nuff'n' Yes I Do . Yellow Brick Road . Abba Zaba . Kandy Korn

Musicians: Don Van Vliet - Vocals, Harmonica . Alex Snouffer - Guitar . Doug Moon - Guitar . Jerry Handley - Bass . PG Blakely - Drums

UK £13.00 . . Europe £16.00 . . Rest £14.60

 

A single CD collection of early Beefheart. The first half is from the Avalon Ballroom in 1966. Some of these tracks appeared on the Grow Fins set but four are previously unreleased.
The second half is a mixture of Safe As Milk demos and Top Gear recordings, despite being described as a single radio session.


CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
Somewhere Over California
2CD

Tracks:
Disc 1: Disc 1: Hair Pie . Nowadays A Woman's Got To Hit A Man . I Wanna Find A Woman Who'll Hold My Big Toe Till I Have To Go . Hot Head . Ashtray Heart . Dirty Blue Gene . The Smithsonian Institute Blues . Best Batch Yet . Safe As Milk . One Red Rose That I Mean . China Pig
Disc 2: Sue Egypt . Doctor Dark . Bat Chain Puller . My Human Gets Me Blues . Sugar 'N' Spikes . Sheriff Of Hong Kong . Kandy Korn . Veteran's Day Poppy . Big Eyed Beans From Venus


Musicians: Captain Beefheart - Vocals, Harmonica, Saxophone, Clarinet . Eric Drew Feldman - Keyboards, Bass . Rick Redus - Guitar . Jeff Moris Tepper - Guitar . Robert Williams - Drums, Percussion

UK £14.00 . . Europe £17.00 . . Rest £15.45

A double CD recorded at The Country Club, Reseda, California on 29 January 1981.


CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
Easy Teeth
2CD

Tracks:
Disc 1: Hair Pie . Suction Prints . Electricity . Click Clack . A Carrot Is As Close As A Rabbit Gets To A Diamond . Floppy Boot Stomp . Bat Chain Puller . Nowadays A Woman’s Gotta Hit A Man . Crazy little Thing . When I See A Mommy I Feel Like A Mummy . Owed T’Alex
Disc 2: I Love You, You Big Dummy . Low Yo Yo Stuff . Pachuco Cadaver . Abba Zaba . Grow Fins . Dali’s Car . China Pig . Sure Nuff ‘n’ Yes I Do . Sun Zoom Spark . When You Smile . Big Eyed Beans From Venus . Golden Birdies


Musicians: Captain Beefheart - Vocals, Harmonica, Saxophone, Clarinet . Eric Drew Feldman - Keyboards, Bass . Denny Walley - Guitar . Jeff Moris Tepper - Guitar . Robert Williams - Drums, Percussion

UK £13.00 . . Europe £16.00 . . Rest £14.60

A double CD taken from a vinyl bootleg of a recording from the Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, California on 18 February 1978.


CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
Just Got Back From The City


Tracks:
Obeah Man (1966 Demo)
Just Got Back From The City (1966 Demo)
I’m Glad (1966 Demo)
Triple Combination (1966 Demo)
Here I Am I Always Am (Early 1966 Demo)
Here I Am I Always Am (Later 1966 Demo)
Somebody In My Home (1966 Live)
Tupelo (1966 Live)
Evil Is Going On (1966 Live)
Old Folks Boogie (1966 Live)
Call On Me (1965 Demo)
Sure Nuff N Yes I Do (1967 Demo)
Yellow Brick Road (1967 Demo)
Plastic Factory (1967 Demo)




UK £13.00 . . Europe £16.00 . . Rest £14.60

This is a copy, presumably unauthorised, of the first disc of the long unavailable Grow Fins box set.


CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
Trout Mask House Sessions 1969


Tracks:

Hair pie: bake 1 . Hair pie: bake 2 . Jam one . Hobo chang ba (take one) . Hobo chang ba (take two) . Dachau blues . Old fart at play . Pachuco cadaver . Sugar N’ spikes . jam two . Sweet sweet bulbs . Frownland (take one) . Frownland . Ella guru . She’s too much for my mirror . Steal softly through snow . My human gets me blues (take one and cut) . My human gets me blues (take two) . When big joan sets up (take one) . When big joan sets up (take two) . Jam three . China pig . Blimp . Herb . Overdub . Septic tank . Jam four . Jam five . Jam six


UK £13.00 . . Europe £16.00 . . Rest £14.60

A compilation taken from discs 3 and 4 of the Grow Fins box set of the Magic Band rehearsing the backing tracks for the album.


CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
The Early Years 1959-69


Tracks:

Lost In A Whirlpool . Teenage Maltshop . Metal Man Has Lost His Wings . Tupelo Mississippi . Somebody’s Walking . Old Folks Boogie . Evil . Blues Jam . Out Of The Frying Pan – alt version . Almost Grown . Call On Me – slow version . Sure Nuff and Yes I Do . Moody Liz – rare acetate version . Korn Ring Finger . Frownland . Ella Guru . Hair Pie – Bake 1 / Hair Pie Bake 2 . Pachuco Cadaver . Sugar ‘N Spikes . Neon Meat Dream Of A Octofish . The Blimp – edit . Candy Man / China Pig .
Well Well Well (sung by Rockette Morton)


UK £13.00 . . Europe £16.00 . . Rest £14.60

A compilation of early Magic Band recordings, many of which appeared on Grow Fins and Zappa's Mystery Disc.


CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
Somewhere Over Paris
2CD

Tracks:
Disc 1: Hair Pie Bake III . Suction Prints . Low Yo Yo Stuff . Bat Chain Puller . I Wanna Find A Woman Who'll Hold My Big Toe Till I Have To Go . Abba Zaba . Dali's Car . One Nest Rolls After Another . The Dust Blows Forward And The Dust Blows Back . Nowadays A Woman's Got To Hit A Man . Click Clack . Grow Fins . Golden Birdies
Disc 2: Electricity . A Carrot Is As Close As A Rabbit Gets To A Diamond . China Pig . Sun Zoom Spark . My Human Gets Me Blues . Floppy Boot Stomp . Moonlight On Vermont . Carson City . Old Black Snake . Pachuco Cadaver . Veteran's Day Poppy/Band Intro . The Blimp . Big Eyed Beans From Venus


Musicians: Captain Beefheart - Vocals, Harmonica, Saxophone, Clarinet . Eric Drew Feldman - Keyboards, Bass . Denny Walley - Guitar . Jeff Moris Tepper - Guitar . Robert Williams - Drums, Percussion

UK £16.00 . . Europe £19.00 . . Rest £17.10

Yet another live Beefheart release!
This time it's a double CD recorded at Le Nouvel Hippodrome Paris on 19 November 1977.
Great performances all round on this one.


CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
Somewhere Over Detroit
Live From Harpos 1980


Tracks:
Intro . Nowadays A Woman's Got To Hit A Man . Abba Zaba . Hot Head . Ashtray Heart . Dirty Blue Gene . Best Batch Yet . Safe As Milk . Dr Dark . A Carrot Is As Close As A Rabbit Gets To A Diamond . One Red Rose That I Mean . Bat Chain Puller . My Human Gets Me Blues . Sugar & Spikes . Sheriff Of Hong Kong . The Dust Blows Forward The Dust Blows Back . Kandy Korn . Suction Prints . Big Eyed Beans From Venus


Musicians: Captain Beefheart - Vocals, Saxophones, Chinese Gongs . Eric Drew Feldman - Bass Guitar, Synthesiser, Mandolin, Mellotron . Robert Williams - Drums, Percussion . Richard Snyder - Guitar . Jeff Moris Tepper - Guitar

UK £12.00 . . Europe £15.00 . . Rest £13.75

Recorded live on December 11 1980 at Harpos in Detroit.


CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
Full Moon In Cowtown


Tracks:
Mirror Man . Upon The My-O-My . Crazy Little Thing . Full Moon, Hot Sun . Sugar Bowl . This Is The Day . Keep On Rubbing . Be Your Dog . Sweet Georgia Brown . Abba Zaba . Peaches . Peaches (Encore)


Musicians: Don Van Vliet - Vocals, Harmonica, Saxophone, Clarinet . Fuzzy Fuscaldo - Guitar . Dean Smith - Guitar . Paul Uhrig - Bass . Michael Smotherman - Keyboards . Ty Grimes - Drums . Del Simmons - Tenor Saxophone

UK £10.00 . . Europe £13.00 . . Rest £12.10

A live recording of the Tragic Band in action. Live broadcast by KUDL-FM from the Cowtown Ballroom, Kansas City on 22nd April 1974.


CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
An Ashtray Heart


Tracks: 1. Nowadays A Woman's Gotta Hit A Man 2. Abba Zaba 3. Hot Head 4. Ashtray Heart 5. Dirty Blue Gene 6. Best Batch Yet 7. A Carrot Is As Close As A Rabbit Gets To A Diamond 8. Doctor Dark 9. Bat Chain Puller 10. Sheriff Of Hong Kong 11. Kandy Korn 12. Big Eyed Beans From Venus 13. When Big Joan Sets Up 14. Woe Is Uh Me Bop 15. Bellerin Plain 16. Orange Claw Hammer 17. Hot Head 18. Ashtray Heart

Musicians: Don Van Vliet - Vocals, Harmonica, Chinese Gongs, Saxophone. Richard Midnight Hatsize Snyder - Guitar, Slide Guitar. Jeff Moris Tepper - Guitar, Slide Guitar. Eric Drew Feldman - Bass, Keyboards. Robert Arthur Williams - Drums, Percussion.

UK £9.50 . . Europe £12.50 . . Rest £11.70

The first 12 tracks on this album were recorded at The Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, Canada on 17 January 1981 for an FM broadcast. Tracks 13-15 come from a 1971 TV show. Track 16 is taken from a 1975 TV show with Frank Zappa and tracks 17 & 18 come from Saturday Night Live November 1980.


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